Tell me, don't show me - your favorite audio documentaries
September 2, 2014 1:41 PM Subscribe
Somewhat-obscure-filter, but I'm looking to generate a list of compelling audio/radio documentaries that use no or little music, but lots of other kinds of sound, to tell a story.
posted by Ms. Toad to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
Bonus points if it's someone describing a talent or skill, or how they do something, almost like an instructional documentary. Length doesn't matter, but it certainly helps if it's online. Podcasts and shows like Snap Judgment, RadioLab, and This American Life are great, but those shows don't always accomplish what I'm looking for. The key thing is that the non-verbal sounds do a significant part of the storytelling. All ideas welcome - thanks!